Ramp Closures ONE Week Away
Loop ramps close, but not before new
- The two loop ramps
closing are I-270 east to US 23 north, and I-270 west to US 23 south.
- These ramps won’t close
until the new ramps to US 23 from I-270 are open.
- Motorists see these
orange signs and think NO ACCESS to US 23 from I-270. NOT TRUE.
- There is access to US
23 but from the new ramps.
- Instead of two separate
ramps for US 23 north and south, there’s one exit ramp for both directions of
- The loop ramps are
closing permanently because that’s one of the problems with the interchange –
too many vehicles vying for the same spot of pavement.
- Closing the loop ramps
will stop the weaving and merging.
- Switching traffic to
the new ramps will be done over two nights, weather permitting.
- Sunday into Monday
morning – I-270 west to US 23.
- Traffic signal at the
end of the ramp; two lanes for US 23 north, one lane US 23 south.
- Monday into Tuesday
morning – I-270 east to US 23.
- Traffic signal at the end
of the ramp; two lanes for US 23 north, one lane US 23 south.
- When the North Side Fix
project is complete in 2016, there will be three lanes for US 23 north and two
for US 23 south.
- Construction started
- The project will
reconfigure these ramps, build a trench 25-feet below the surface for two new
US 23 northbound express lanes and construct a new bridge over I-270 that is a
gateway for Worthington.
- The project, which costs
approximately $75 million, is expected to be complete late 2016.
- Map of the new ramp
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